Festivals and celebrations of the world
  Each country has a rich history, holidays and traditions. If you are planning a trip to another state, want to immerse yourself in a new culture and get a…

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Boldino autumn - and other festivals
  In the framework of the XXVII festival «Boldino fall" of the Nizhny Novgorod Opera troupe of the theatre and guests of the festival visited in Bolshoe Boldino, where he…

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Argentine Carnival

 

To understand the full sweep of Argentina holidays, it’s worth noting that Argentina in their area is in second place after Brazil compared to other countries in South America.

Interestingly, while in the Northern part of the world coldest winter in Argentina hot summer is in full swing. It was in the month of January passes lush delightful carnival, comparable in scale and bling only Brazilian. Traditionally the main venue of the carnival is an Argentine city Gualeguaychu. This carnival festival is the longest in the world. Two months in the country are bright noisy ceremonial processions.

The Argentine carnival there is no specific name, he is simply called “Carnival of the country”.

Luxury elegant processions are held regularly every Saturday for two months, starting the first Saturday of January and ending the first Saturday of March. The culminating day of carnival is considered the third Saturday January. The entire carnival is the festive season in Argentina is called “sometimes love and carnivals”.

On the territory of Argentina in January attracts thousands of tourists to enjoy the fabulous festive spectacle, and a good rest. Of course, unforgettably colorful statement of smiling dancers with a wonderful and strong almost completely naked bodies, decorated with rhinestones, feathers and other Continue reading

Best spring carnivals of the world

 

The world’s best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian .

1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica . This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one.

The festival takes place 1-8 March

2. France

Nice carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held at Place Masséna.

The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March

3. Spain

Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing a fun, whimsical costumes singing and marching on the city.

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VIP – lounge for Brazilian the most expensive carnival of Venice

 

If someone has already removed the Christmas masks and costumes, only in vain tried. These wonderful things will come in handy again soon – on the other Parallels. Starts fun carnival time when the whole civilized world says goodbye to winter and welcomes spring.

The most impatient, presumably, live in Croatia. The city of Rijeka, organized the first Parade of ringers in January – and the fun will be for another month. February 18, planned Children’s carnival, and the largest parade will be held on February 26. I included by UNESCO in Spivak world cultural heritage of Dubrovnik is its carnival, plus adds a fun note February 3, the Day of St. Blaise, patron Saint of the city. And all of the southern Dalmatian coast walks – you can join for about 750 euros per week, and visa here to the Russians, which is very nice, not needed.

The French also qualitatively love to have fun before lent. From ancient times on the European carnivals chosen king amusing – “the most stupid fool”. These monarchical tradition is very strong in nice, where the whole carnival is called the “King of the movies” Continue reading